posted on Jun, 29 2003 @ 08:22 PM
ATS Great Debate
Xaos vs. John Bull 1
Topic: Chemtrails are a serious challenge to the health of U.S. citizens.
Xaos will take the affirmative position, agreeing with the statement and will have first opening statement.
John Bull 1 will take the contrary position, and will have first closing statement.
Editing of your posts is strictly prohibited! For obvious reasons. Editing your post results in immediate forfeiture.
1- Competitors assigned the affirmative position go first with an opening statement, and have right of passing their opening statement post to their
contrary position competitor. Opening statements cannot contain links.
2- Each competitor in turn contributes FOUR posts to support their side of the topic. (For a total of five posts) These are the only posts
within the debate that may contain links to articles, or embedded pictures/graphics. (one link or graphic per post).
For round two, no more than 12 hours between posts or you forfeit your turn.
3- The competitor representing the contrary position has first right of closing statement. As with the opening statement, they have an opportunity to
pass to their competitor representing the affirmative position. Closing statements cannot contain links.
4- Each competitor can submit one rebuttal to their competitors closing statement, but cannot exceed 200 words. Rebuttals are not required.
This is a total of 12 posts, the debate is closed, and voting begins. Forum members will vote on the merits of your capabilities arguing your side of
the position, not their opinion of the position.
The debate begins immediately. Opening statement from the affirmative side is due by 17:00 GMT tomorrow, or the opening statement is passed to the
Good luck, and have fun.
[Edited on 30-6-2003 by William]